GTA Announces GB-1000 “2 For 1” Option Promotion

Feb. 3, 2003 – Orlando, FL – Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA) today announced the GB-1000 “2 For 1” Option Promotion. Under this program, customers who purchase a new GB-1000 Firewall/VPN Appliance with either a VPN Mobile Client or H2A- high availability option, will receive another VPN client or H2A option of same product number and count at no additional charge. For example, if you purchase a new GB-1000 with a 10-pack VPN Mobile Client license, you will receive another 10-pack of VPN Mobile Client license at no extra charge for a total of 20 VPN Mobile Client licenses. This promotional offering is valid on new GB-1000 Firewalls purchased with options from Feb. 3, 2003 through March 31, 2003.

GB–1000 Firewall/VPN Appliance is powered by GTA’s GNAT Box system software, which conforms to ICSA Labs Firewall 4.0 Corporate Certification Criteria. The GB-1000 offers unlimited user licenses, transparent NAT, stateful packet inspection, built-in IPSec VPN, four 10/100 Ethernet interfaces, DCHP server, DNS server, secure remote management and Surf Sentinel content filtering in a 1RU case.

H2A – GTA’s high availability option -allows you to build a continuously available firewall system of GB-1000 Firewalls. The basic high availability configuration consists of two GB-1000 Firewalls each with the H2A option activated. The GB-1000s operate as one virtual GB-1000 system so you can locate them anywhere on your network without the need of connecting cables. Should the primary GB-1000 go offline, the secondary GB-1000 automatically and transparently switches to primary mode. You organization never loses secure network access.

GNAT Box Mobile VPN Client licenses provide the vital ability for remote users to initiate VPN communications with corporate resources. A VPN connection can be used by “road warriors”, telecommuters or other end users that need an “end-user to host” connection to transmit sensitive information over an intranet.

To learn more about the GB-1000, H2A – high availability, or GNAT Box Mobile VPN Clients visit For complete promotion details, visit and click on “2 For 1” Option Promotion.

To purchase products through the GB-1000 “2 for 1” Option Promotion, customers in North America should contact their local GTA authorized channel partner or GTA at International customers wishing to take advantage of the GB-1000 “2 For 1” Option Promotion should contact the nearest GTA authorized channel partner. To locate a channel partner serving your area, visit